After several years of remote talks, the WFCB seminar series will now be meeting in person! These seminars are a great way to stay connected with our WFCB community and hear some of the research happening in and around the department.

WFCB Seminar Series
When: Wednesdays, 4:10 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Where: Foster Room, First Floor Meyer Hall

Interested in presenting? Please contact Daniel Karp (

April 12, 2023

Olivia Feldman
PhD Student, Smith Lab, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
Talk: Using participatory mapping to evaluate carnivore-livestock conflict in Patagonian ranchland

John Veon
PhD Student, Eadie/Karp Labs, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology
Talk: Body mass dynamics in wintering mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley

Marc Macias Fauria
Professor of Biogeosciences, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
Talk: Life beyond the ecological plot: conducting landscape ecology in the Arctic tundra

May 3, 2023

John Byers
Professor Emeritus, University of Idaho
Talk: The Great Plains National Park

May 10, 2023

Daniel García
Professor of Ecology, University of Oviedo, Spain
Talk: Biodiversity and agriculture, intimate enemies or dangerous liaisons

May 24, 2023

Tom Stephenson
IDR Sierra Wildlife Supervisor and Program Leader for Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Recovery, California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Talk: Top-down and bottom-up forcing in an endangered alpine ungulate

June 14, 2023

Tali Caspi
PhD Student, Mammalian Ecology & Conservation Unit
Talk: DNA metabarcoding identifies urban dietary patterns of coyotes in San Francisco

Ron Swaisgood
Director of Recovery Ecology, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
Talk: A role for avian translocation in species recovery: two very different case studies in California and Hawaii